Incoming and Prospective Students

I’m new to the FUHS Instrumental Music Program. What class should I sign up for?

All New and Returning Woodwind/Brass Students- Register for two classes: Marching Band P.E. (0 period, 1st Semester only class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed) and Concert Band (1st period, year-long course, taken as arts “F” credit. No audition required, but experience playing an instrument is required.)

All New and Returning Percussion Students- Register for two classes: Marching Band P.E. (0 period, 1st Semester only class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed) and Percussion P.E. (0 period, 2nd Semester class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed)

All New and Returning Colorguard Students- Register for two classes: Marching Band P.E. (0 period, 1st Semester only class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed) and Colorguard/Dance P.E. (0 period, 2nd Semester class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed).

 

Play a string instrument? Email Mr. Trimble and he can work with you to incorporate your string experience into an established ensemble on campus. String performance opportunities can be found for Concert Band (double bass) and Jazz Ensemble (guitar and bass) as well as in our annual Spring Musical production (all string options). Occasional opportunities can be found to perform alongside the FUHS choirs in concert and at festival.

Don’t play an instrument, but are interested in learning how? Register for two classes: Marching Band P.E. (0 period, 1st Semester only class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed) and Percussion P.E. (0 period, 2nd Semester class. Taken as P.E. credit, must have athletic clearance completed). Email Mr. Trimble of your situation and we will find a place for you!

Interested in auditioning for a premier performance group? Register for Jazz Ensemble (2nd period, year-long course. Taken as arts credit, audition required.) You will be contacted by Mr. Trimble to set up an interview and audition for the ensemble.

 

Interested in an honors level music class? Register for AP Music Theory (3rd period, year-long course. Taken as arts “F” credit, teacher permission required.)

Interested in learning to play the guitar or piano? Register for: Guitar Class or Piano Class.

Interested in Choral Music? Register for: Vocal Ensemble (audition only, mixed voices), Treble Chorus (entry level), Bass Chorus (entry level).

 

I’m not going to be a professional musician or play music in college anyway. Why would I still take a music class in high school?

See our Why Music? Page

 

I’m not sure music is something I want to do or continue to do. Why should I choose a music class over something else?

See our Why Music? Page

 

I want to see what past students and music groups have done as part of being in the Instrumental Music Program. Show me!

Past years photos and videos

Social Media Accounts

Instrumental Music Brochure tri-fold pdf

Search for videos of the FUHS Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Colorguard, Drumline, Spring Musical online on Youtube and other search engines!